was doing chores and missed her exit.. better luck tomorrow.
ahh .. lap 49..
Lap 89 — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has drafting help from Austin Dillon, and they charge past Tony Stewart and Elliott Sadler for the lead going into Turn 3.
Lap 87 — Kyle and Kurt Busch catch Tony Stewart and Elliott Sadler and briefly take the lead.
Lap 83 — Kasey Kahne and Joey Logano have joined the party at the head of the field.
Lap 82 — Tony Stewart/Elliot Sadler and Ricky Stenhouse Jr./Denny Hamlin blast past the leaders.
Lap 81 — Kurt and Kyle Busch go around Sam Hornish Jr. and Mike Wallace for the front two spots.
Lap 80 — Kurt and Kyle Busch are teamed up in third and fourth, and they’re right on the bumpers of the front two — Sam Hornish Jr. and Mike Wallace.
Lap 79 — GREEN FLAG: Sam Hornish Jr. and Joe Nemechek are the front row on the restart. Mike Wallace is pushing Hornish clear of the field ... barely.
Lap 76 — The leaders are on pit road.
Lap 74 — YELLOW FLAG NO. 4: Brian Scott has crashed coming off Turn 4.
Lap 72 — Kyle Busch is back in the mix for the lead.
Lap 69 — Brad Keselowski gets a run at the lead two cars in Turn 4 with help from the lapped car of Trevor Bayne.
Lap 67 — Elliott Sadler Sadler drives back to the lead, with Austin Dillon still straight up his tailpipe.
Lap 66 — Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne go to the high side of Turns 3 and 4 to grab the lead ever so briefly.
Lap 65 — Behind the leaders, there’s a HUGE pack of traffic.
Lap 64 — GREEN FLAG: Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kasey Kahne, Brad Keselowski and Austin Dillon are the top five. There’s a No. 3 back near the front at Daytona! The front nine cars did not stop.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. now has help from Kasey Kahne, and briefly takes the lead. Elliott Sadler, however, gets a boost from Austin Dillon coming off Turn 4 to take the lead.
Lap 62 — Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano in third and fourth lead the charge down pit road. Kurt Busch and Dale Eanrhardt Jr. stay on the track.
Lap 60 — YELLOW FLAG NO. 3: The race has reached the halfway point. Kurt Busch is the leader when Mike Bliss crashes on the backstretch.
Lap 59 — The crew goes under the hood on Trevor Bayne’s car. He had made contact with Brian Scott on the track.
Lap 58 — Trevor Bayne slows with a flat tire, and is coming onto pit road.
Lap 56 — Kyle Busch is well off the pace.
Lap 55 — Kurt Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have opened up a little ground on Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano.
Lap 54 — GREEN FLAG: Denny Hamlin, Kurt Busch, Joey Logano, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski are the top-five cars on the restart. Busch and Earnhardt charge to the front in their tandem draft.
Lap 51 — A few years ago, it’s likely that Danica Patrick would’ve gone airborne after sliding onto the transition between the apron and race track. The roof flaps deployed and kept her pushed to the ground.
Lap 50 — The leaders are on pit road. Kyle Busch makes contact with Cole Whitt as he exits his pit stall, and Whitt spins.
Lap 49 — YELLOW FLAG NO. 2: Danica Patrick crashes in Turn 3 after a bump draft from teammate Cole Whitt.
Lap 48 — Robert Richardson Jr. makes a whale of a save in traffic.
Lap 47 — Danica Patrick says on her radio, “It’s pretty chaotic out here.” Well ... yeah. It’s Daytona!
Lap 45 — The car of J.J. Yeley is smoking, but it’s safely off the track. No caution ... yet.
Lap 44 — Joey Logano goes around Tony Stewart into Turn 3, just as Kurt Busch and Joe Nemechek arrive on the scene to take the lead.
Lap 39 — There’s a four-wide pack barreling into Turn 3, fighting for third place.
Lap 38 — Tony Stewart finally pulls free of the rest of the pack with help from Joey Logano.
Lap 37 — The tandems up front are still side by side.
Lap 36 — GREEN FLAG: Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart are on the front row. Busch has help from Kasey Kahne, with Joey Logano shoving Stewart.
Lap 32 — The leaders are on pit road.